Uzbekistan president arrives on 2-day visit to Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev, arrived in Islamabad on a two-day visit to Pakistan for talks on bilateral and regional matters, focusing on ways to boot economic ties.
Prime Minister Imran Khan welcomed the Uzbek president on arrival in Islamabad.
The Foreign Office says the Uzbek President is accompanied by a high-level delegation, comprising the Foreign Minister, other members of the Cabinet, senior government officials, and business and media personnel. This is the first visit of President Mirziyoyev to Pakistan since assuming office in 2016.
The state visit of President Mirziyoyev marks historic commemoration of the 30th anniversary of establishment of diplomatic relations between Pakistan and Uzbekistan, a statement said.
During the visit, the two leaders will review the entire gamut of bilateral relations including cooperation in political, trade and economic, connectivity, education, culture, security and defence domains. They will have wide-ranging exchange of views on major regional and international issues. A number of bilateral Agreements/MoUs will be signed. The Prime Minister will hold one-on-one meeting with the President of Uzbekistan that would be followed by delegation-level talks and Joint Media Stakeout. The Prime Minister will also host a State Banquet in his honour. President Mirziyoyev will have separate meeting with the President of Pakistan. TF REPORT

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